RedState Blog Honcho Erick Erickson just can’t stop his jihad against the notorious traitor Jon Huntsman:
In the past 48 hours, I have received a lot of criticism for my takedown of Jon Huntsman. Some of it was not surprising, i.e. when you want to see the traitor Jonathan Pollard freed instead of hanged, you can’t be expected to understand arguments about loyalty and honor. [ed: a shot at neocons and theocrats] Some of it was surprising.
The most interesting aspect of it all is that the older the conservative or the further south the conservative lives, the more likely they are to understand and agree with my point. The Texans I know are largely uniform in agreement that the act is both dishonorable and disloyal.
Ultimately that is the point. In the past 48 hours, in addition to the incoming fire, a lot of people both inside and outside the Huntsman camp have wondered if this is all cover for some other grievance against Huntsman. Put as clearly and simply as I can — no
He is a dreaded Republican in name only or RINO in name only to be more precise. Let’s face it. That is Erickson’s beef here. He continues:
However, the more I learn about Jon Huntsman’s character, the less it surprises me.
In a Salt Lake Tribune article from yesterday it is clear Jon Huntsman, a Mormon, does not take his faith very seriously.
Huntsman hasn’t addressed his faith to the same degree, though he hinted last year that he wasn’t a devout Mormon.
In a 2010 interview with Fortune magazine, Huntsman, then serving as the
U.S.ambassador to , talked briefly about his personal faith, with the magazine terming his Mormon credentials “soft.” China
“I can’t say I’m overly religious,” Huntsman said. “I get satisfaction from many different types of religions and philosophies.”
I’m sorry, but I want a guy who takes his faith seriously. And if he is not going to take his faith seriously, if he has no honor in his conduct while serving the President of the
, and if he is not loyal to the President he serves, count me out. United States
Sigh. First patriotism and now religion.
Speaking of religion, you know who takes their faith really seriously – Members of the Muslim Brotherhood, that is who. I can’t believe that Erickson would endorse someone with possible ties to the terrrorizers, but you learn something new everyday.